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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
954 AM EST THU JAN 19 2017

CONDITIONS GIVEN REPRESENT THE HIGHEST WITHIN THAT PERIOD.

...PLEASE REFER TO COASTAL WATERS FORECASTS (CWF) AVAILABLE
THROUGH NOAA WEATHER RADIO AND OTHER MEANS FOR DETAILED
COASTAL WATERS FORECASTS...

.SYNOPSIS...A STRONG LOW NEAR 36N 62W WILL MOVE OFF TO THE E
TODAY INTO TONIGHT. A WEAK HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD OFFSHORE
TODAY AND TONIGHT...THEN PASS E ACROSS THE WATERS FRI INTO FRI
NIGHT. WEAK LOW PRES WILL TRACK E ACROSS THE CENTRAL WATERS FRI
NIGHT INTO SAT. DEVELOPING LOW PRES WILL MOVE E TOWARDS THE SE
COAST LATE SAT NIGHT INTO SUN NIGHT WITH AN ASSOCIATED WARM FRONT
DEVELOPING ACROSS THE CENTRAL WATERS AND DRIFTING SLOWLY N. THE
LOW WILL THEN TRACK NE NEAR THE MID ATLC MON AND MON NIGHT WHILE
PULLING A STRONG COLD FRONT OFFSHORE.

SANDY HOOK TO 37.5N

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN NIGHT...

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 3 TO
6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
11 TO 15 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 13 TO 18 FT.

37.5N TO CAPE HATTERAS

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN NIGHT...

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
6 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 17 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 17 FT.

CAPE HATTERAS TO MURRELLS INLET

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN NIGHT...

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 5 TO
8 FT.
.FRI...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 17 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.